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The flight diversions was a blessing to the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Ghana.

Foreign airlines dump Nigeria passengers in Ghana airport

More than 1,500 Nigerians have been stranded in Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana after they were dumped there by British Airways, BA, Delta Air, and other foreign airlines. Their flights were diverted by these foreign airlines to Ghana due to the inclement weather in Lagos and poor visibility at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Athletes demand payment of allowances owed by ousted AFN chief

Nigeria track and field athletes have demanded for the payment of all allowances owed by the impeached president of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Ibrahim Shehu Gusau.
This undated photograph released by the United Arab Emirates' state-run WAM news agency, shows the under-construction Barakah nuclear power plant in Abu Dhabi's Western desert (Arun Girija-WAM via AP, File)

UAE issues reactor licence for first Arab nuclear power plant

The United Arab Emirates said Monday it has issued a licence for a reactor at its Barakah nuclear power plant, the first in the Arab world, hailing it as a “historic moment”.
TEHRAN, IRAN - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that he doesn’t believe the U.S. will pursue war with his country, because it will harm President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection bid.

Hassan Rouhani: Donald Trump doesn’t want war ahead of 2020 election

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that he doesn’t believe the U.S. will pursue war with his country, because it will harm President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection bid.
The flight diversions was a blessing to the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Ghana.

How Ghana is ‘benefiting immensely’ from Nigeria’s flight diversion

Harmattan haze which has been intense since Monday delayed and caused flights cancellation in West African countries notably Nigeria, the largest economy and most populated nation in the Africa continent.

Bad weather: Nigeria grant foreign airlines permission to divert flight to Abuja

Federal government said it has granted one of the foreign airlines permission to divert its flight to Abuja instead of going to the neighbouring countries to land Lagos Airport bound flights
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Lagos-bound passengers stranded in Ghana, Senegal

Hundreds of Lagos-bound passengers are said to be stranded in Accra, Ghana, Dakar, Senegal and Cotonou, Benin Republic as poor visibility continued at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
Former Liverpool forward El Hadji Dioufhas urged Kylian Mbappe to quit Paris Saint-Germain and seal a move to Real Madrid if he wants to win the Ballon d’Or.

PSG to increase Kylian Mbappé’s salary to the level of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo

Kylian Mbappé’s current contract with Paris Saint-Germain expires in 2022 but with Real Madrid and other clubs looking to steal him away, the club is eager to get the 21-year-old superstar to sign an extension that will keep him in the French capital for a few more seasons.
Mauricio Pochettino has admitted to being worried about the extra workload a new documentary centred on Tottenham will create for his staff.

Mauricio Pochettino dreams Premier League return amid Manchester United interest

Mauricio Pochettino has admitted he is interested in returning to coach a Premier League club barely three months after he was sacked as Tottenham Hotspur manager and as rumours continue to make the rounds that Manchester United are interested in hiring him.
Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino celebrates at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino spotted at London stadium after admitting he wants Premier League return

Mauricio Pochettino says he would love for his next job to be back in the Premier League.
A suicide attack targeting a military academy killed at least five people in the Afghan capital Kabul early Tuesday, in what was the first major assault in the city in months.

At least five dead in suicide attack on military academy in Kabul

A suicide attack targeting a military academy killed at least five people in the Afghan capital Kabul early Tuesday, in what was the first major assault in the city in months.
Arsenal are hoping to ‘nick’ Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight world title clash with Kubrat Pulev from North London rivals Tottenham, Eddie Hearn has admitted.

Arsenal, Tottenham in fight to host Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev showdown

Arsenal are hoping to ‘nick’ Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight world title clash with Kubrat Pulev from North London rivals Tottenham, Eddie Hearn has admitted.
Andres Iniesta

Asian Champions League: Andres Iniesta debuts as virus disrupts kick-off

Barcelona great Andres Iniesta is set to light up the Asian Champions League but Chinese clubs are sidelined because of the coronavirus as the disrupted continental competition starts this week.
Australian legend and former Everton star Tim Cahill has been named as an official ambassador of Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), the organisation responsible for delivering the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup.

2022 World Cup: Tim Cahill unveiled as official ambassador of Qatar’s Supreme Committee

Australian legend and former Everton star Tim Cahill has been named as an official ambassador of Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), the organisation responsible for delivering the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

FIFA consider World Cup across two continents, Women’s World Cup every two years

Not content with sending it to Russia and then Qatar, Gianni Infantino, FIFA president, admitted he was ready to shake up the world’s most famous competition by outlining a plan to grow football globally – ie get money out of the hands of those who have yet to be fleeced.
Eric Abidal

Eric Abidal: Barcelona never made an offer for Xavi to replace Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal says no formal offer was made to Xavi over the recently available managerial post at the club.
Slovenia’s first mosque opened in the capital Ljubljana on Monday after surmounting financial hurdles and right-wing opposition, 50 years after the initial request to build was made.

Slovenia’s first mosque opens after 50 years

Slovenia’s first mosque opened in the capital Ljubljana on Monday after surmounting financial hurdles and right-wing opposition, 50 years after the initial request to build was made.
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune called for meetings in either the capital of Algeria or Tunisia with all of Libya's tribes, to begin a new era for building new institutions.

Libya’s neighbours propose tribal meeting to solve conflict

Algeria's president is proposing that Libya's tribal groups hold meetings in a neighboring country to find new solutions to the conflict tearing oil-rich Libya apart.

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Justin Fashanu was on Wednesday inducted into the National Football Museum’s Hall of Fame.

Justin Fashanu deserved Hall of Fame induction – Amal Fashanu

Born of a Nigerian father and a mother from Guyana, Fashanu was Britain’s first £1m black footballer and won the BBC’s Goal of the Season award for his memorable volley against Liverpool in February 1980.

US opposes Nigeria’s plan to hand Abacha loot to Kebbi governor

The United States is opposing plans by Nigeria to give $100 million from loots recovered from former Nigeria military dictator Sani Abacha to Kebbi State governor Atiku Bagudu.
Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.

ECOWAS Court chief advocates legal system to guarantee Ivoirians of rights protection

Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.
An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.

Court orders DSS to probe Bayelsa deputy governor for ‘certificate forgery’

An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is expected on Friday to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down two days before his inauguration in 2017, police said Thursday.

Lesotho premier fails to appear in court to face murder charge

The prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane, on Friday failed to appear in court, where he was expected to face charges of murder, attempted murder and malicious damage to property.